Observations of Cataclysmic Variables With the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer

  • D. W. Hoard
  • Paula Szkody
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 298)


Observations at short wavelengths probe the innermost region of cataclysmic variables (CVs), at the zone of interaction between the accretion flow or disk and the boundary layer and/or white dwarf. We present new spectra of CVs obtained with the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer.


Accretion Disk White Dwarf Cataclysmic Variable Accretion Flow Intermediate Polar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. W. Hoard
    • 1
  • Paula Szkody
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AstronomyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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